Senator Deb Soholt — 2019


Picture of Senator Deb Soholt

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Registered Nurse, Health Care Director

Home Address:
2628 E. Regency Ct.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Home: 605-321-5931
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Deb.Soholt@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Health and Human ServicesChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Leverage Telehealth and TelemedicineChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 91revise certain provisions regarding open meeting requirements. 
SB 92revise certain provisions regarding the signature requirements for municipal elections. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding instruction and restricted driving permits. 
SB 118establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. 
SCR 2To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 
SR 2Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 
HB 1078revise certain provisions regarding the repair of sidewalks within a municipality. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1121repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1176provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding the collection and storage of sexual assault kit evidence. 
HB 1250revise certain provisions regarding professional counselors and marriage and family therapists. 

Co Sponsor

SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system. 
SB 63increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 78exempt certain medical providers from licensure. 
SB 80make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 86revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 94revise provisions regarding rule-making authority to establish certain fuel standards. 
SB 117authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 126revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. 
SB 136provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 137provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 147provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 171designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 
SB 185revise certain provisions regarding restoration to competency for criminal defendants. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
SC 11Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. 
SC 13Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. 
SC 14Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. 
SC 16Honoring the life of John Knebel. 
SC 18Congratulating Owen Ponto of Rapid City, South Dakota for the extraordinary honor of winning a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 19Congratulating Abby Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SCR 7Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. 
SCR 8Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1062exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions.  
HB 1063revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. 
HB 1071revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1077revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 
HB 1080increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. 
HB 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
HB 1122revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. 
HB 1155provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1006Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1011Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. 
HC 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
HC 1014Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 

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